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Ilford celebrates investment in new housing

MORE than 2,000 new homes are to be built in Ilford over the next six years.

The Mayor of London has designated a new housing zone in Ilford Town, which will provide thousands of properties including 500 ’affordable’ homes by March 2021.

Shooting in Goodmayes

DETECTIVES are appealing for information after a man was shot in Goodmayes.

Filthy food closes pub

Filthy food closes pub

A LANDLADY who broke her leg four days before hygiene inspectors closed her pub claims the closure was down to a “catalogue of unfortunate incidents”.

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Billericay get goal ace Manor

Ryman League Premier Division outfit Billericay Town have significantly increased their fire-power with the signing of Lewis Manor from Essex Senior League Bowers & Pitsea. Manor bagged an impressive 44 goals for Bowers last season.

Eagles complete remarkable turnaround

Jesse Ryder provided a batting master class as Essex Eagles eased passed Hampshire and honed in on a place in the NatWest T/20 Blast quarter-finals.

Hammers land French ace Payet

West Ham United have confirmed the signing of exciting French international Dimitri Payet from French Ligue 1 outfit Olympique de Marseille.

Orient relegated

Fabio Liverani's Leyton Orient can look forward to trips to League Two footballing outposts such as Accrington Stanley and Carlisle next season, after suffering relegation heartbreak after only drawing at ten-man Swindon Town on Sunday.

Noble spot on for Hammers

MARK Noble's first half penalty earned West Ham United a rare post-Christmas Barclays Premier League victory at Upton Park and almost certainly condemned 10-man Burnley to Championship football in the process.

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